Former City of Port Phillip Mayor, Bernadene Voss, will be guest speaker at the 2021 PMHPS Annual General Meeting via Zoom on Tuesday 24 August.
"What I have learnt from my community and how history has influenced how this is passed on. A personal perspective into the recent past and a peek into the future."
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With MC Dale Allchin's firm hand on proceedings, the event started promptly at 9.45 am. He reminded the ever growing crowd that Anzac Day is not a celebration, it's a commemoration. Even though the crowd filled the width of Beach St and the length from Bay St to Nott St, a podium and a new sound system meant that all…
On this warm Anzac morning, the crowd swelled and swelled, almost filling the Beach St roadway between Bay and Nott Street.
A bearded Perce White attended the Anzac Service to acknowledge and thank all those who had supported the commemoration over many years.
Perce White took on the role of MC of the service when the RSL handed in its commission and…
Earlier today at the Port Melbourne Trugo Club we gathered around the radio as City of Port Phillip Mayor, Cr Bernadene Voss (left) officially launched our latest project Port Talks.
Port Talks distills highlights from the Society's audio-archive into three ten minute podcasts covering the theme of the Depression - a time of great hardship in Port Melbourne.
Port Talks brings voices…
The Society's well attended Annual General Meeting was underpinned by meticulous organisation and support from members. Many people commented on the warm atmosphere - 'like a family gathering' - observed one of the guests.
The business of the AGM attended to, guests reveled in the stories told by guest speaker Jan Soldatos. Jan began by opening her late husband Phil's small…
The crowd grows year on year, the perspective of the speakers image Bernadene Voss
The Port Melbourne Anzac Day Commemorative Service took place at the Beach Street Memorial next to the Port Melbourne Yacht Club at 9.45am on Tuesday 25 April.
Guest speakers included
Mayor of the City of Port Phillip, Councillor Bernadene Voss
The Hon Michael Danby MHR, Federal Member for Melbourne Ports
At a sneak preview of The Block apartments on 7 September, Port Phillip Mayor, Councillor Bernadene Voss, spoke of the Council's vision for Fishermans Bend.
It was welcome to hear her comments on the importance of Port Melbourne's history and heritage to that vision.
"Welcome to Port Phillip Council’s celebration of Fishermans Bend’s ‘new kid on the block’.
The transformation of a boarded-up former…
Was it the beautiful sunny day or the growing pull of the Anzac tradition that led to this year's record crowd at the Port Melbourne Anzac service?
Commander Mike Lovell once again gave a memorable address - all without notes.
His theme was the evolution of Australian society from a time when white males ruled at home and in all areas of…